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[webauthn] Merged Pull Request: Reduce duplicated terminology

From: Mike Jones via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 22:31:33 +0000
To: public-webauthn@w3.org
Message-ID: <pull_request.closed-331025775-1572993091-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
selfissued has just merged emlun's pull request 1334 for https://github.com/w3c/webauthn:

== Reduce duplicated terminology ==
Fixes some of #358:

>- [x] [Authentication Assertion](https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/#authentication-assertion)      
>    - [x] [Assertion](https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/#assertion)
>- [x] attestation key pair    
>    - [x]  attestation key(s)
>    - [x]  public attestation keys
>- [x]  authenticator (these terms are the union of ones appearing in the spec and also used in various discussions):
>    - [x]  [platform authenticator](https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/#platform-authenticators)
>    - [x]  platform-provided authenticator
>    - [x]  internal authenticator
>    - [ ]  others?
>    - [x]  [roaming authenticator](https://www.w3.org/TR/webauthn/#roaming-authenticators)
>    - [ ]  others?
>- [x]  public key 
>    - [x]  credential public key (the term we are using as this time (see #79))
>    - [x]  public key of the credential
>- [x]  private key
>    - [x]  credential private key (the term we are using as this time (see #79))
>    - [x]  private key associated with the credential
>    - [x]  private key of the selected credential
>- [x]  signature
>    - [x]  webauthn signature
>    - [x]  assertion signature
>    - [x]  authentication signature
>- [x]  user verification
>    - [x]  obtains a biometric or other authorization gesture from the user (should be "verifies the user"?)


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